Tracking aircraft with PiAware

As I mentioned in my SDR post, I had planned on setting up my SDR dongle and my Raspberry Pi 2 to listen in on aircraft transponders. I did just that this morning. I started by following these instructions to clone, build, and install MalcomRobb’s fork of dump1090. After following the instructions (and blacklisting the … Continue reading "Tracking aircraft with PiAware"

Software Defined Radio (SDR)

I started playing around with software defined radio today, using a cheap RTL-SDR module I bought on Amazon. Using Elias Önal’s OS X port of gqrx, I was able to tune in to our local NOAA weather station: Next comes aircraft tracking with PiAware.